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Rum fruit cake


 Rum fruit cake recipe in the cake category

 Recipe ingredients:

  • 1 cup candied cherries, chopped
  • 1 cup slivered citron
  • 1 1/2 cup currants
  • 1 cup pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups figs, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup dried prunes, cooked, drained and chopped
  • 2 cups dark seedless raisins
  • 2 cups dark rum
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar, sieved
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups slivered blanched almonds, toasted

 Recipe method:

  • Soak fruits in rum for 3 days.
  • Cream butter. Add sugar, then cream again.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Gradually add sifted dry ingredients. Blend well.
  • Drain fruits. Add nuts.
  • Pour batter over fruits and nuts. Mix.
  • Pour into two prepared 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  • Bake at 275 degrees F for 2 hours and 45 minutes to 3 hours.
  • Cool in pans on racks.
  • Wrap in aluminum foil.
  • Age 1 month before using.

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